Arts and Entertainment

Dana Rachlin wasn’t joking around when she named the organization dedicated to disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline “NYC Together.” The first thing a supporter attending the nonprofit’s annual  … Full Article

NYC Together second annual gala raises funds to keep kids out of prison

Dana Rachlin wasn’t joking around when she named the organization dedicated to disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline “NYC Together.” The first thing a supporter attending the nonprofit’s annual gala encounters when entering the Wythe Hotel is a table offering samples of Laphroaig Single Malt S … Full Article

Brooklyn opera singer to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’ Wednesday

Another brainiac from Brooklyn steps up to the plate on “Jeopardy!” Wednesday. Chelsea Feltman, an opera singer and actor, will be pitting her encyclopedic knowledge of minutia against opponents from across the country on “America’s Favorite Quiz Show.” … Full Article

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church hosts Bay Ridge Eats for a Cause

In an effort to raise money for its ongoing renovations, St. Mary’s Orthodox Church hosted its third Bay Ridge Eats for a Cause (BREFAC) event on Saturday. … Full Article

Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund showcases progress in second annual Open House

By late afternoon at Monsignor McGolrick Park on Oct. 14, people were packing up displays, folding charts, placing live organic samples carefully into transport containers, wiping down binoculars, stacking trays of plants, upending long tables and folding their legs in. … Full Article

The Other Art Fair coming to Greenpoint

The Other Art Fair, a global event that will also be held this year in London, Sydney, Melbourne and Bristol, will take place at the Brooklyn EXPO Center in Greenpoint Nov. 9-12. The Other Art Fair celebrates street and graffiti artists from across the world. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s new gallery seeks to challenge perceptions

Bay Ridge’s burgeoning art scene has entered a new era with the opening of a new gallery that is presenting an exhibition aimed at challenging viewers’ longstanding beliefs on the environment and ecology. … Full Article

Global Citizen fest celebrates $30 billion worth of commitments this year

On a recent Saturday, more than 60,000 diplomats, dancers, artists, activists and New Yorkers came together on the Great Lawn of Central Park to attend the 2017 Global Citizen Festival concert. … Full Article

Film about WWII Japanese internees to screen at St. Francis College

St. Francis College on Thursday, Oct. 19, will host a screening and discussion of “Resistance at Tule Lake,” a film about resistance and non-cooperation among Japanese-Americans who were forced into internment camps during World War II. … Full Article

Chashama’s 2017 Open Studios to take place this weekend at the Brooklyn Army Terminal

This weekend, the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park will play host to Chashama’s 2017 Open Studios event. Chashama, a nonprofit arts organization, has “revitalized over 80 properties, providing invaluable opportunities to more than 15,000 artists” since 1995, according to its website. … Full Article

Comic Con returns to Fort Hamilton this weekend

The Fort Hamilton Comic Con is back for its second year, bringing all the fun and excitement of the world-class pop culture convention to Brooklyn.  It takes place in Bay Ridge at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Community Club at 207 Sterling Drive on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. … Full Article

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